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History of Leduc, Alberta, Canada

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Leduc, Alberta, Canada

Leduc, Alta, incorporated as a town in 1906 and as a city in 1983... The City of Leduc is located 30 km south of EDMONTON. Originally a telegraph terminus and stop on the Calgary and Edmonton Railway (1891), the community grew as an agricultural centre. It was named for Revered Hippolyte Leduc, OMI, a pioneer priest in the area.

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  • 1896 - Church of St. Michael established in Leduc

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  • Leduc, Alberta, Canada
    Church of St. Michael
    5105 - 45A St., Leduc, ALBERTA
    Established 1896
    Source: Google maps
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  • Leduc, Alberta, Canada
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  • Leduc, Alberta, Canada

    Postcard
  • Leduc, Alta. was incorporated as a town in 1906 and as a city in 1983


  • Leduc, Alberta, Canada
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  • 1947 - On 13 Feb 1947, the Leduc No 1 well, several kilometres to the northwest near what became the town of DEVON, successfully tapped the huge Leduc oil field.
    By the end of 1947, some 30 wells in the field were producing 3500 barrels of oil a day.
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  • News 1950 - 10 DIE AS BLAST, FIRE RIP AT HOTEL.
    Leduc, Alta., Nov. 13 - (CP) - The fire-blackened ruins of the pioneer Leduc hotel - death trap of 10 persons in an explosion which destroyed the...Read MORE...


  • Leduc
    Leduc, Alta, incorporated as a town in 1906 and as a city in 1983, population 24 279 (2011c), 16 967 (2006c). The City of Leduc is located 30 km...Read MORE...




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Leduc, Alberta, Canada
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Church of St. Michael
5105 - 45A St., Leduc, ALBERTA
Established 1896
Source: Google maps
Photograph

Leduc, Alberta, Canada
Pinterest
www.freeusandworldmaps.com
Map

Leduc, Alberta, Canada
Pinterest

Postcard

Leduc, Alberta, Canada
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Aerial View
Postcard


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  • 1896 - Church of St. Michael established in Leduc

    www.gcatholic.org
  • Leduc, Alta. was incorporated as a town in 1906 and as a city in 1983
  • 1947 - On 13 Feb 1947, the Leduc No 1 well, several kilometres to the northwest near what became the town of DEVON, successfully tapped the huge Leduc oil field.
    By the end of 1947, some 30 wells in the field were producing 3500 barrels of oil a day.
    www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca
  • News  1950 - 10 DIE AS BLAST, FIRE RIP AT HOTEL.
    Leduc, Alta., Nov. 13 - (CP) - The fire-blackened ruins of the pioneer Leduc hotel - death trap of 10 persons in an explosion which destroyed the... Read MORE...

  • Leduc
    Leduc, Alta, incorporated as a town in 1906 and as a city in 1983, population 24 279 (2011c), 16 967 (2006c). The City of Leduc is located 30 km... Read MORE...

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